Now is the time to secure your seats for Jacksonville State’s first two games of the 2017 football season, the Aug. 26 opener in Montgomery and the Sept. 9 game at Georgia Tech.

A limited number of seats remain for both contests and can be purchased by calling the JSU Ticket Office at (256) 782-8499. Tickets for both games must be purchased either in person at the ticket office in Kennamer Hall or over the phone. The Marching Southerners will also perform at both games.

JSU fans have several options to choose from for the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl against Chattanooga. The matchup of the No. 5 Gamecocks and 12th-ranked Chattanooga will be nationally televised on ESPN and will be the premiere Division I game on Aug. 26. The 5:30 p.m. kickoff will highlight ESPN’s coverage of what is now considered “Week ZERO” of the college football season.

Reserved tickets for the game at newly renovated Cramton Bowl are just $20, and by calling the JSU ticket office fans can guarantee a seat in the JSU sections. Also available for the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff are ESPN Zone tickets and Field Suite tickets.

The ESPN Zone cost is $100 per person and includes a reserved seat ticket, as well as access to the ESPN Zone luxury lounge inside the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl. Included in that price are complimentary premium food, two complimentary drink tickets from the Top-Shelf bar, limited field access, a souvenir game program, a collectible stadium cup and one reserved parking pass per every four tickets purchased.

The Field Suites is located on the field and right next to the action directly behind the north end zone. Those tickets are $70 each and provide a reserved seat in the grandstands, complimentary premiun food, two complimentary non-alcoholic drink tickets from the cash bar, limited field access, a souvenir game program and a sports bar experience on the field with 55-inch HD televisions. One reserved parking pass will also be provided with each four Field Suite tickets purchased.

Game day in Montgomery will feature several events that will lead up to the 5:30 p.m. kick off, starting with the Fan Fest at Paterson Field (directly across the street from Cramton Bowl) beginning at 1:30 p.m. A JSU pep rally will be held there at 2:45 p.m., just before the Riley Green concert at 3:15 p.m. Gates will open at Cramton Bowl at 3:30 p.m.

Also, a limited number of tickets in the JSU sections for the Sept. 9 game against Georgia Tech in Atlanta are still available for just $25 each. Those tickets will only be available while supplies last and are going fast.

Fans can also purchase season tickets for the Gamecocks’ five-game home slate by calling the ticket office or online at